Monday, December 19, 2005

Supernatural Crime

Trolling the web comics lists yesterday, I stumbled upon this gem: Supernatural Crime. The site borrows heavily from the crime pulps of the 1930s and the 1940s. Pretty fun reading.

I like the overall theme and coherence of the site. Creator Christopher Mills has built a dark but colorful alternate universe of shadowy figures, masked vigilantes, and mad scientists. The strips themselves occupy just the right amount of screen real estate and are a joy to read.

If I were to do a web comic, I would do it just like this.

An added bonus is that one of my favorite artists from way back, Joe Staton, does a lot of the strips.

And yeah, it's free, too. Check it out. Ditto for Mills' home site, Atomic Pulp, which leads to other fine works.


  1. I used to think I was clever for coming up with an idea for a film noir Ghostbusters-ish comic until I saw that site, and the comic "The Goon." :(

  2. clicked on the link. hey, thanks. one more reason to pine for dsl. hay.

  3. Glad you guys liked it. Feel free to email or post any good webcomics sites you find.

    TP: mura na, kuha ka na!